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Synonyms for antithesis

Synonyms for antithesis

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exact opposite

the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

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16 ( ANI ): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday compared elections to no less than any war and likened Congress to righteous brothers from the Hindu epic Mahabharat, Pandavas, and BJP to Kauravas - Pandavas' antithesis.
The second stage, for the appearance of opposite (antithesis), the antithesis should be also widely, deeply, carefully and repeatedly contacted, explored, analyzed, perfected and so on; this is the stage of general antitheses.
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Wheat, a retired economist, offers an assessment of what has frequently been derided as legend, Georg Hegel's famous dialectical formula of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis.
Ian Mill, QC, reading from internal Proactive documents, said the brand strategy for "Team Rooney" was: "Wayne is a street fighter, a product of the terraces, the antithesis of DB (David Beckham).
The Earl Bishop was, as a cursory glance through history will show, the antithesis of the bigotry that put a match to all he stood for at the weekend.
He is the antithesis of me, and I am the antithesis of him," Harrington said.
The antithesis to the costume-wearing "Group Sounds" bands who took Japan by storm in the '60s with their imitations of American and British pop, The Jacks were nihilistic, operated outside of any scene and refused to give interviews.
Contemporary dialectic thought in the West is associated with Hegel, the German philosopher whose dialectical scheme described the progress of history and ideas from thesis to antithesis and then to synthesis.
Though old alternator wires and used transistors might sound like the antithesis of fashion, Kolbusz's pieces have a distinctiveness that comes from mixing shape, texture and material, like dangling earrings made of rubber washers linked with stainless steel.
Pfeifer, a professor of American history at the University of Western Ontario, adds a telling footnote to lynching scholarship when he discusses the concept of rough justice, a barbaric cousin of mob violence and the antithesis of state-sanctioned death penalties in the United States, with his book Rough Justice: Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947 (University of Illinois Press, August 2006).
The phrase "a fresh grave" is a misnomer because without flowers or grass, with desolate dirt, it is the antithesis of fresh.
It is the antithesis of cool, 'single-issue' abstraction.
But fighting for conformity and uniformity is the antithesis of "X-ness.